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Historical Menorca

enorca is steeped in history – much of it very surprising and tied very closely to the colonial past of Britain and France. It is believed that Menorca was first inhabited as early as 4000 BC: the island can claim the greatest concentration of prehistoric sites found anywhere in the world. The island is dotted […]

Tourist attractions in Menorca

There’s a host of things to do and to see in Menorca in addition to the traditional pastimes of lying on a beach towel or a poolside lounger. Here are 10 of the best…  Get out on the water Mahon harbour is a beautiful spot to cruise, and you can pick up a relatively inexpensive ticket […]

Walking in Menorca

he Cami de Cavalls, literally the ‘path of the horse’, is Menorca’s 186km coastal path. It was reopened in its entirety in 2011 after an investment of around €1.7m of public money. The first documentary reference to the ‘Cami de Cavallers’ running around the edge of the island dates from 1683, and it is believed […]

Sports & pastimes in Menorca

any people go to Menorca just for the weather, the beaches, the food and, well, the relaxation. But if you can take only so much enforced passivity, there are plenty of activities from which to choose and which can be enjoyed all around the island. Golf Golf Son Parc is a championship quality course, ideal […]

Menorca weather

etween April and October the weather in Menorca is magnificent, with April average highs of 18 deg C, rising through May’s 22 deg C to highs of 29 in July and August. September (26) and October (23) can be beautiful months, particularly since the average sea temperature is still around 23 deg C at the […]

Further reading about Menorca

new internet guide to Menorca has just launched. Created with care by people who have been visiting the island for a quarter-century, VisitMenorca.co.uk shares their love of the best Balearic island with those looking to visit. There are sections about Menorca’s beaches, its great cities, shopping, activities and sightseeing, as well as some useful restaurants […]

New island guide from Visit Menorca

new internet guide to Menorca has just launched. Created with care by people who have been visiting the island for a quarter-century, VisitMenorca.co.uk shares their love of the best Balearic island with those looking to visit. There are sections about Menorca’s beaches, its great cities, shopping, activities and sightseeing, as well as some useful restaurants […]

Top tips for hiring a car in Menorca

ou don’t have to do much internet searching to find horror stories about ‘car hires gone wrong’. All over the Mediterranean – not just in Menorca – unwary holidaymakers can find themselves on the wrong side of the contract small print. Here, then, are a few helpful suggestions if you are thinking of hiring a […]